Glass And Metallurgical Failures Expert 27739 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: numerous depositions and court appearances; Contract disputes and patent disputes; Glass failures/testing.

Consulting Experience

My 25 years experience with consulting to attorneys include such topics as: Materials, Metallurgy, Glass failures/testing, Accident reconstruction, OSHA worker safety, Products liability, Intellectual property, and Factory safety.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes: 30 years of manufacturing experience in a variety of aspects.

Relevant Experiences

I have worked on numerous chair failure cases.

I am a metallurgist with extensive experience with 304 and 316 stainless steel.


PhDMaterials Science and EngineeringStanford University
MSMaterials ScienceStanford University
BSMetallurgical EngineeringUniversity of Pennsylvania

Licenses Certifications

California Professional Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases